Cristina Ribas

São Borja, RS, 1980.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

PIPA 2010 nominee.

Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.


About the artist

Visual artist and researcher.

Master in Contemporary Artistic Processe, by UERJ, 2008 (Rio de Janeiro, RJ).

Studied visual arts at Atelier Livre da Prefeitura 1998 and 2004 and got her BA in arts at Instituto de Artes da UFRGS, 2004 (Porto Alegre, RS).

Recently completed a residency at Capacete/29ª. Bienal de Arte de São Paulo.

Selected and awarded in the projects Bolsa Artist Links, British Council, São Paulo/London, 2009; Prêmio Interações Estéticas, Funarte/MINC, 2008; Prêmio Conexão Artes Visuais, Funarte / MINC (collective project), 2007; Bolsa de Pesquisa do 46º Salão de Artes Plásticas de Pernambuco, FUNDARPE, Recife, 2005; Bolsa Pampulha, arts residency program, Museu de Arte da Pampulha – MAP, Belo Horizonte, 2003.

Participates in contemporary arts events since 2002, in solo exhibitions and shared ones.

Publishes articles in academic and “b-side” magazines since early 2004.

Is part of Laranjas group, along with Cristiano Lenhardt, Fabiana Rossarola and Jorge Menna Barreto, between 2001 and 2008.

Conceived, along with Beatriz Lemos, a projectof residency at Pedregulho (Conjunto Prefeito Mendes de Moraes), in Rio de Janeiro. – http://pedregulhoresidenciaartistica

Conceived and participated in the residencies Interações Florestais at Ecovila Terra UNA, with Domingos Guimaraens, Flavia Vivacqua and Nadam Guerra in 2008-2009.

Is author of Arquivo de Emergência between 2005 and 2010; a research about recent artistic practices in Brazil. – http://arquivodeemergencia.wordpress.com/
Part of the project was transformed in an online platform (where users can include data) Desarquivo.org: http://www.desarquivo.org/

Is member of Rede Universidade Nômade in Brazil: http://www.uninomade.net

Is member of the research group Conceptualismos del Sur: http://redconceptualismosdelsur.blogspot.co.uk



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